Indian Premier League - 6th match

Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 11 runs (D/L method)

0.1

Sharma to Bopara, 1 run, angling into the right hander, gets back and tickles it behind square to get off the mark

Kings XI Punjab 1/0   RS Bopara 1* (1b)

1.1

Dinda to Bopara, no run, decent pace, starts off at 132.9 kmph, slightly short on the off, pushed through to cover off the back foot

1.2

Dinda to Bopara, no run, slightly slower, enough width but Bopara is not fully committed to the shot, just dabs it towards point

1.3

Dinda to Bopara, no run, much straighter, on middle and leg, gets across and turns it to square leg, quiet start here, Dinda's done well so far

1.4

Dinda to Bopara, no run, short of a good length on the off and moving back in, gets back and punches it to point

1.5

Dinda to Bopara, FOUR, just a fraction short and he cashes in, gets forward, seizes the length early and pulls it away over square leg, first boundary of the innings

1.6

Dinda to Bopara, FOUR, he's spoilt the over, pitched on a good length drawing him forward, Bopara leans into it and squeezes it past a diving cover, was beautifully timed

Kings XI Punjab 9/0   RS Bopara 9* (7b 2x4)

2.6

Sharma to Bopara, 1 run, easily done, just straying in line there, angling it into the pads and he tucks it away to fine leg to keep the strike

Kings XI Punjab 15/1   RS Bopara 10* (8b 2x4)

3.1

Dinda to Bopara, 1 run, slower one this time, an offcutter, gets forward, waits for it, opens the face to guide it down to third man

3.5

Dinda to Bopara, no run, short of a good length outside off, holding its line, Bopara lets it through

3.6

Dinda to Bopara, 1 run, bowled on a length on middle and leg, pushed wide of midwicket for a single

Kings XI Punjab 22/1   RS Bopara 12* (11b 2x4)

4.1

Sharma to Bopara, 1 run, short on middle, gets back and drops it short of mid-on for a single

Kings XI Punjab 23/1   RS Bopara 13* (12b 2x4)

5.2

Henriques to Bopara, 1 run, fullish on the off stump, pushed through firmly to cover

Kings XI Punjab 38/1   RS Bopara 14* (13b 2x4)

6.1

Ganguly to Bopara, 1 run, on middle and leg, pushed wide of midwicket for a single

6.4

Ganguly to Bopara, OUT, Dada, you beauty! Shah Rukh has a look of satisfaction on his face. Short and wide, Bopara goes for the cut, gets a thin edge straight to McCullum who takes a sharp catch standing up

RS Bopara c †McCullum b Ganguly 15 (15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kings XI Punjab 48/3   RS Bopara 15 (15b 2x4)
Tournament Results
RCB v Chargers at Johannesburg - May 24, 2009
Chargers won by 6 runs
RCB v Super Kings at Johannesburg - May 23, 2009
RCB won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Chargers at Centurion - May 22, 2009
Chargers won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
RCB v Chargers at Centurion - May 21, 2009
RCB won by 12 runs
Daredevils v Mum Indians at Centurion - May 21, 2009
Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
More results »

Photos

Apr 21, 2009

Chris Gayle pulls on his way to an unbeaten 44, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, 6th game, Durban, April 21, 2009

Chris Gayle pulls on his way to an unbeaten 44

© AFP

Apr 21, 2009

Chris Gayle sets off for a single, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, 6th game, Durban, April 21, 2009

Chris Gayle sets off for a single

© AFP

All photos for this match | Galleries